Almost 70 more coronavirus cases in Sunderland but no new virus-related deaths

Almost 70 new cases of covid have been recorded in Sunderland but the city has seen now more covid-related deaths.

The Government confirmed on Friday, February 25, that 120 more people who tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) had died, taking the total number of confirmed reported deaths in the UK to 161,224.

Deaths are recorded as Covid-19 related where a person has died within 28 days of a positive test.

Across the UK on Friday, February 25, it was announced that 31,933 more people had tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total of UK cases since the start of the pandemic to 18,804,765.

Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Trust.

Scroll down for the latest data for Sunderland.

Covid-related deaths

Number of deaths announced on February 25: 0

Deaths within 28 days of a positive test: 1,003

An aerial view of Sunderland.

Deaths with Covid-19 on the death certificate: 1,053

Cases of coronavirus

69 more cases on February 25

Total number of cases since March 2020: 87,636

COVID-19 mobile testing at Silksworth Wellness Centre

Weekly case rate

Weekly case rate: 307 per 100,000 people

Total number of cases recorded in seven days up to February 20: 853

Data for the most recent five days has been excluded as it is incomplete and may not reflect the true number of cases.

Hospital admissions

Currently in hospital in South Tyneside and Sunderland trust: 84

Currently on ventilation: 7

Total admissions: 6,111

Based on the latest available information.

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